Change save location for downloads in Microsoft Edge

With the release of Windows 10 Anniversary Update,Microsoft bring back the most lacked feature of

Microsoft Edge,the ability to choose where to the save download file. With C:\Users\Downloads as

the default directory for downloading and saving the contents.But the problem is we need to go some

extra mile as the option to change is are embed by default.

So,in this post let's see how to change the default save location for the downloaded file..

Do you require any additional software??

No,you just need Microsoft Edge browser installed on your System.

How to do it?

Just follow the below steps..

1) Launch Microsoft Edge.

you can do this by pressing windows key-> Typing Edge -> Select the top most result " Microsoft Edge".

2) Click on the ... dot icon located on the top right.

3) Select Settings.

4) When you clicked,you can see the change in screen..

It will display many options like Choose a theme,Open Microsoft edge with,Open new tabs with,etc.

5) Scroll down until you find an option "Advanced Settings",click on "View Advanced settings"

6) It will Open a new Window,you can see options like Show the Home button,Block Pop-up's,etc..

on that scroll down and click on Change option which will be under Downloads file..



7) Clicking on Change will bring the explorer,on that select the Folder you wish to save as default location and Click Select Folder to save Changes.

That's it..

Now,Edge will automatically downloads its files on the directory you selected just now..

If you wish to Make Edge prompt you where to save each time you download,then simply turn on

Ask me what to do with each download option..

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